Christof Lehmann

Dr. Christof Lehmann is the founder and editor of nsnbc. He is a psychologist and independent political consultant on conflict and conflict resolution and a wide range of other political issues. His work with traumatized victims of conflict has led him to also pursue the work as political consultant. He is a lifelong activist for peace and justice, human rights, Palestinians rights to self-determination in Palestine, and he is working on the establishment of international institutions for the prosecution of all war crimes, also those committed by privileged nations. On 28 August 2011 he started his blog nsnbc, appalled by misrepresentations of the aggression against Libya and Syria. In March 2013 he turned nsnbc into a daily, independent, international on-line newspaper. He can be contacted at nsnbc international at

By Christof Lehmann On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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China’s Policy fundamentally opposed to Nuclear Arms Race but a Threat?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : A recent study of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) elicits China's fundamental opposition to a nuclear arms race. The report substantiates analysts who elicit More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

French Post-Colonial Arrogance prompts Cultural Row with Egypt

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : A statue of the French philologist Jean-Francois Champollion at the main courtyard of the Collége de France, Paris, prompts a post-colonial cultural row with Egypt. Champollion, known More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Is NATO aiming at a No Fly Zone for Russia over the Baltic?

Christof Lehmann (NEO) : On Friday, December 12, a Russian military jet has allegedly been involved in a near-mid-air- collision with a civilian airliner in Swedish airspace. Scandinavian and Russian officials have More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, December 20th, 2014

US, ominously, deploys Beecroft as Ambassador to Egypt

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The United States deployed Robert Stephen Beecroft as Ambassador to Egypt. Beecroft is the first U.S. Ambassador to the North African country since the U.S., in 2013, following the ouster More...

By Christof Lehmann On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Weakening the Russian Ruble may Backfire within 3-5 Years

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Sanctions, isolating Russia from financial instruments and falling oil prices have had a critical impact on the Russian economy. In November, the Central Bank of Russia expected a growth More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Reports about near Mid-Air-Collision between Russian Air Force Jet and Airliner in Swedish Airspace Based on Zero Evidence

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Sweden's Minister of Defense, Peter Hulquist, blamed the Russian Air Force for what he described as a near mid-air collision between a passenger-jet that had just started from Kastrup More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Portuguese Parliament votes for Recognition of Palestine

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Portuguese parliament, on Friday, voted in favor of a recognition of Palestine. The vote comes against the backdrop of the 2014 Israeli - Palestinian conflict, increased tensions and More...

By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Rights Org CIHRS leaving Egypt due to Associations Law: A clear-cut Case?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) announced that it would move to Tunisia, citing Egypt's new "draconian association law". The organization failed to register before More...

By Christof Lehmann On Monday, December 8th, 2014

Israel launched 5 Air Strikes in Syria – Media Blackout

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Israeli Air Force launched five air strikes in Syria, striking targets in Damascus near the International Airport as well as targets near the Lebanese border, report Syrian military More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, December 6th, 2014
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Obama Picks CFR Member Ashton Carter for Secretary of Defense

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama selected Council on Foreign Relations member Ashton B. Carter to substitute Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense. Carter has to be approved by the Congress. More...